The true gem of Santa Monica is its luxury real estate. Luxury home buyers can find Spanish Style neighborhoods ideal for serene living or beachfront properties near the pier. There is an exceptional selection of luxury residences, from modern beachfront houses near the lively sidewalk and amenity-rich luxury apartment buildings.
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Santa Monica is a beach town at heart. It was built and promoted as a resort destination in the early 1900s when amusement piers were popular, attracting vacationers.
Why Live in Santa Monica
Santa Monica’s quality of life ranks high, making it one of Southern California’s most coveted places to live. People move to Santa Monica to be close to the beach, to enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle, and to take advantage of its amenities.
There are eight principal neighborhoods, each with distinct character based in history, architecture, density, and proximity to the beach. Santa Monica is one of the best suburbs of Los Angeles, an affluent and highly desirable city. Thus, living in Santa Monica is not cheap; home prices are well above the Los Angeles County average.
Best Things about Santa Monica
Santa Monicans frequent casual neighborhood restaurants and farmer's markets and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. Maintaining an active lifestyle here is easy. The beach is an obvious recreational choice for many. Santa Monica State Beach stretches 3.5 miles north and south of the Santa Monica Pier. It has a paved path for biking and running and a beautiful beach for surfing, volleyball, and picnics at the beach. Venice’s Muscle Beach has been a fixture since the 1930s with its extensive outdoor gym and boardwalk lined with eclectic stores. North of Santa Monica, Will Rogers Beach provides the locals with a less crowded option. If you’re not biking there, expect to pay a nominal parking fee for the day.
Schools in Santa Monica
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District the public schools in the city and to communities north of town, up to and including Malibu. Not only does it cover a lot of ground, but it also serves over 11,000 students.
Santa Monica residents also have a choice to send their kids to any one of eleven local private schools.
Type of real estate in Santa Monica
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